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Add The Veterans Memorial Hall 5k Fun Run, To your Runner’s List This Year

Now that the Fitgers 5k has been run, that signals the start of the season. You can start picking your races and putting them on the calendar. This one is a little different, all proceeds benefit Veterans’ Memorial Hall, a program of St. Louis County Historical Society.

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Lunch With The History People Cancelled For Tomorrow Due To Weather

Due to the uncertainty of the weather, Gina’s presentation scheduled for tomorrow, has been cancelled and rescheduled. She will be back for her presentation on September 18, 2014.

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St. Louis Historical Society submitted used by permission
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You’re Invited To the Veterans Rememberance Dinner December 5th

I always hear people say, know your history or you are bound to repeat it. I also know the sacrifice people have made so I can enjoy the life I choose to live. I am thankful for that and appreciate it. In my opinion there are never too many events to honor those who have given, and I also want to mention their families.

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thehistorypeople.org used by permission
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November 20th Last Day To Get Atiques Appraised This Year

This will be the last time this year to bring in your Antiques to get looked at. There will not be another appraisal in the month of December. The St. Louis Historical Society is sponsoring the last one of the season. You may be sitting on a treasure. What seemed like a worthless perfume bottle or ugly vase, might be a historical or valuable find.

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‘Roots’ Remake Miniseries Lined Up at History Channel

An ever sensitive topic though it remains, slavery films in Hollywood have no doubt risen  the last few years in public profile, from '12 Years a Slave' to 'Django Unchained,' and now the trend has reached TV. History will reboot the iconic 'Roots' miniseries as an all-new drama, but who from the original production will have any involvement?

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History In A Pint, A Military Presentation, Takes Place October 29th At Grandma’s Saloon

Veterans’ Memorial Hall, a program of the St. Louis County Historical Society, which also puts on Lunch With The History People, announces its next event in the local history discussion series, “History in a Pint.” The presentation, entitled “The Navy Hospital Corpsman’s Charges: Marines, Sailors & Seals”, will take place at Grandma’s Saloon & Restaurant, in the Sand Bar.

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Check out the Lost Photos Hitler Didn’t Want You to See

These are the pictures Adolf Hitler didn't want you to see. 

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Historical Exihibits Traveling In Minnesota, See Them While You Can

Two traveling exhibits from the St. Louis Historical Society will be in the area. Old Country Memories: The Art of Albin Zaverl and Father Baraga: Shared Horizons, will be featured at a Slovenian cultural heritage event, “A Salute: Slovenian Cultural Expressions” in Ely, Minnesota at Vermillion Community College on Friday July 12. This event is free and open to the public.

 

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Terry Degner Speaks About Living Through An Orphanage In Lunch With The History People

You are invited to Lunch with the History people Thursday, June 20, from noon to 1 PM. Coffee is always provided, but make sure you pack a brown bag to eat. This week the guest is Terry Degner, will discuss his memoir entitled My Brave Little Man. His lecture focuses on the experiences he had while living in an orphanage in Duluth, Minnesota, during the early 1950’s.

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Lunch With The History People Welcomes Tony Dierckins To Discuss Duluth’s Lost Grand Old Stage Theaters

Lunch with the History People is a forum that welcomes people who are making art, books, pictures, or otherwise, about Minnesota or Duluth. Hosted by the Depot, this month they welcome Tony Dierckins.

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Due To Weather Lunch With The History People Rescheduled For Friday April 19

Due to the impending storm, the St. Louis County Historical Society is cancelling the “Lunch the History People” presentation scheduled from noon to 1 PM on Thursday, April 18, 2013, at the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center (the Depot).

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Description Of Hippies In Middle School Textbook Hits Too Close To Home For Some

Apparently a lot of aging hippies are looking to re-write history and gloss over the late 1960's and early 1970's;  An eighth-grade history textbook being used in Louisiana is getting slammed by the mainstream press for it's description of what hippies were - aimed at children who weren't even alive to see the 1990's - yet alone the heady-days of the '60.s

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